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Johnson Plastics

Johnson Plastics

9240 Grand Ave S

Bloomington, MN 55420



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The #1 Source for All Your Sublimation Needs

855-4DYESUB // service@johnsonplastics.com

New Sublimation Products

Decosub (Gold, White, Silver Aluminum)

We’re excited to be stocking Decosub, a new line of value metals for sublimation! A budget-conscious alternative to the DynaSub metals, they are available in White, Gold, and Silver. These aluminum sheets are .020” thick, 12” x 24” in size, and proudly manufactured in the USA!

Sheet Stock

Pint Glass - 16 oz.

Pint Glass

Johnson Plastics now carries another customizable drinkware option-- an English style Pint Glass! A sublimatable frosted white area encircles the outside of these 16 ounce clear glasses. They're sold in cases of 24 and are subject to a quantity discount when you buy in bulk.

Mugs and Drinkware

Gallery Wrap Canvas

Gallery Wrap

Johnson Plastics is excited to introduce the Gallery Wrap Canvas! This do-it-yourself kit for framing sublimated canvas produces professional looking artwork suitable for hanging. Each printed canvas is stretched and mounted to a frame with the image wrapped around the edges, eliminating the need for a picture frame. Unlike other difficult to assemble kits, anyone can construct these gallery wraps in minutes. The corner guide starter kit is required for assembling all frames, which includes four corner guides, 4 oz. of glue, and ten pins. Make sure to order the correct sized frame stretcher bars for your canvas. The most popular sizes, 8” x 10” and 11” x 14”, are available as kits. Pairs of stretcher bars at 8”, 10”, 11” and 14” in length are also available. These items also come with a brace and pins to complete the frame. The canvas pieces are precut and available for 8”x10” or 11”x 14” size portraits. Contact our Sublimation Department for assembly tips!


Unisub Action Plates

Unisub Action Plates

Unisub Action Plates are an exciting addition to your existing lineup of sports, scholastic or custom gift items! They are available in both football and round shapes, with the round used for basketball, baseball, golf, etc. Designed for front bumper use, these specialty shaped plates allow your customers to keep their favorite team front and center, or they can be personalized with any image or design. These Plates are perfect for sports fans promoting their favorite team, as well as parents and students showing their school spirit! Unisub Action Plates are made from .030 aluminum and have a protective outdoor coating. Intended for front bumper use only.


Memory Game

Memory Game

Make memories with the Memory Game by Unisub! These tiles make a great personalized gift for any life occasion. Perfect for children and the elderly, sharpen your memory using personal photos, graphics, or create a customized version of a matching game! These two-sided .090 FRP plastic tiles can be sublimated to help children learn their numbers, alphabet, calendar, or build vocabulary skills. Press with family photos on one side and names on the other. Make flash cards with animals, flowers, or anything that needs memorizing. Unisub Memory game is also great for learning a new language or two-sided vacation keepsakes for adults. Sublimate in vibrant color with greater durability than paper game pieces. It comes with eighteen 2.25” x 2.25" pieces per box, and has been tested for safety for ages 3+.


Galaxy S4 Cases

Galaxy S4 Cases

We’ve added sublimatable Switch Cases for the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone! They’re available in either the two-piece Stack or one-piece Grip. Both come in either white or black, with back-plates made of white sublimatable plastic. The brand new HD back-plate is fully compatible with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, which enables file transfer by touching two phones together. The sublimatable side of this Switch Case also accommodates the speaker hole on the lower left portion of the Galaxy S4 phone. Switch out your custom phone insert often!

Phone Cases

Latte Mugs

Latte Mugs

Johnson Plastics now carries white Latte Mugs for sublimation in two sizes! The 12oz Short features a comfortable c-shaped handle, a narrow base, and a flared mouth. The 16oz Tall has a tall and comfortable ear-shaped handle. Both of these mugs are dishwasher and microwave safe. With great styling and superior quality, these Latte Mugs make espressos, lattes, and tea more enjoyable!


Poker Chips - Tokens

Poker Chips

We're excited to add sublimatable Ceramic Poker Chips to our sublimation line! Once these two-sided blanks are sublimated with your custom images, they can be used as gaming chips, promotional tokens, souvenirs, and more! They are 1.5" x 1/8" in size, have a thick matte finish, and can be sublimated with high-quality, long-lasting images. Put a unique stamp on each two-sided Poker Chip and liven up your game of Texas Hold’em!

Miscellaneous Section



Introducing SubliSocks from Vapor Apparel, a great profit-making opportunity for sublimators! These brand new wearables are available in two styles, Crew and Short, with lengths of 7" and 3.5" respectively. With black toes and heel flaps to prevent creasing marks during the sublimation process, deliver a professional finished product every time. We’ve also added the SubliSocks Decorating Kit-- including two FRP Press Inserts, one pair of Crew, one pair of Short, a decorating instruction sheet, and access to online templates! The Press Insert, also sold individually, is designed to stretch the sock during pressing, penetrating folds in the fabric that are expanded over the calf during wear. From team logos to stylish artwork, reach new audiences by pressing Vapor Sublisocks, a great customizable product with high margins!

Clothing - Other Apparel

Ricoh SG7100DN Printer

SG7100 Printer

Johnson Plastics is excited to introduce the next generation of sublimation printers, the Ricoh SG7100DN! Already proven to be a robust, trouble-free solution for transfer printing, it produces sizes up to 11" x 17" (13" x 19" with a bypass tray) using Sublijet-R inks in standard or extended capacity cartridges. Contact our Sublimation Professionals at 1-855-4DYESUB for more information.

Desktop Sublimation Printers

Unisub Keepsake Ornaments

Keepsake Ornaments

With the Holidays fast approaching, Johnson Plastics has expanded its seasonal offerings with six new sublimatable Ornament shapes from Unisub! These two-sided pieces are made from durable aluminum, offer the highest quality image reproduction on the market, are fade resistant, and come with a red ribbon! Capture your Holiday memories through personalized photo gifts that you’ll cherish for years to come! Available shapes include Gingerbread Man, Star, Heart, Bell, Tree, and Ball. JP now stocks Unisub Ornaments in sixteen different shapes.


White Economy Aluminum License Plate

Economy License Plate

We now carry a new, lower cost aluminum license plate for sublimation. The Economy License Plates are full-sized (6" x 12") and competitively priced for those orders where bottom line is most important! Imprint with your vibrant, full color images to create fun novelty plates with a high margin! In order to meet your specific needs, we stock several other sizes, styles, and thicknesses as well!

Miscellaneous Product

Bison’s Tuscan Porcelain Tile

Bison Tuscan Porcelain Tile

We’ve added Bison’s Tuscan Porcelain Tile to our selection of sublimatable interior decorative items! These tiles are made of smooth, waterproof porcelain, and are perfect for accenting indoor areas that might be exposed to steam or wetness. Easy to install and clean, these beautiful wall tiles can bring any room to life when pressed with your choice of image. Each one is 3 ¾" square and bears unique surface markings to produce a quality finished product.


JP Digital Mug Press and JP Multifunction Mug Press

JP Digital Mug Presses

The JP Digital Mug Press creates incredible full color mugs using digital time and consistent temperature control for 11 oz. and 15 oz. size blanks. The JP Multifunction Mug Press comes with four interchangeable heating elements that allows sublimation of 11 oz. regular mugs, as well as 12 oz. and 17 oz. latte mugs. This versatile press also works for water bottles! It's all backed by our team of experts.

Heat Presses

Slate Coaster Set

Slate Coaster

We’re now carrying a sublimatable Slate Coaster Set. Each of the four tiles is made of natural sedimentary stone. These thick photo slate pieces are handcrafted with chiseled and beveled edges, are 4" x 4" in size, and shipped in a fitted box. With a uniquely cut edge on each stone piece, these decorative coasters frame and enhance your full color images.


16oz SS Travel Mugs

16oz Travel Mugs

Johnson Plastics is carrying 14 Oz. sublimatable Stainless Steel Travel Mugs in Silver and White! They include a removable and adjustable plastic top, plastic handle for comfortable gripping, and an insulated base. These Travel Mugs make great gifts and promotional tools. Enjoy a quantity discount when you buy in bulk. Hand wash only.

Mugs & Drinkware

Neck Tie

Sublimation Tie

Looking for a fun and customizable wearable? Consider Johnson Plastics’ sublimatable Neck Tie! This product is great for promotional use or for creating a personalized gift. Make a unique impression at the office for those special occasions or simply lighten the mood. When you get creative, the possibilities are endless!


Shoulder Bag w/ Flap (Small, Medium, Large)

Shoulder Bag w/Flap

We're carrying a sublimatable Shoulder Bag in 3 different sizes. With a customizable flap made from a stylish satin twill material, an adjustable and sturdy strap, and durable canvas body, this Shoulder Bag is ready to travel. We've got a size option for every need and every body. The small is 9.75" x 6.5", the medium is 12" x 14", and the large is 12" x 18.5" in dimension. Replacement flaps are also available.

Miscellaneous Items

iPhone 5 Switch Cases

iPhone Switch Cases

Introducing two new Switch Cases for the iPhone 5 by Chromaluxe. First, the Grip Case features a slim, one-piece design and an ultra-durable, rubberlike plastic case. It’s easy to switch out your inserts and change your expression as quickly as changing your mind. The Grip Case also includes raised beveled edges for extra protection, textured grip sides, and easy access to phone features such as the mute switch and ports. Second, the Two-Piece Case features a slim and durable hard shell, a smooth spray for a soft feel, raised beveled edges, and easy access to iPhone button features. Both types of cases boast easy access to the interchangeable inserts so you can change your statement on the fly. These new cases both accept the same HD Aluminum inserts as before, which are available in either clear or white!

Phone Cases

Drawstring Back Pack

Drawstring Backpack

It has a white sublimatable front, a black back, and black strings. This 12.5" x 18" bag is specifically designed to allow for full coverage imprinting and vibrant colors when using Ricoh printers and 13" x 19" paper. An inexpensive, special tool is needed to apply the drawstring after it is sublimated.

Youth Items

Creative Borders Desktop Photo Panels

Desktop Photo Panels

These uniquely shaped, desktop sized products feature a white gloss finish and are made of 18mm thick hardboard with a black back and edging. An aluminum mini easel is included to attach to the back after sublimating. With the highest quality depth of image & color clarity, scratch and abrasion resistance, and UV resistance, these desktop photo panels make great gifts! Available styles include Benelux, Prague, Berlin, and Pamplona.


Vapor Practice Pack

The nine types of shirts in this bundle are available at a deep discount for customers to experiment with or create additional samples for their shops. With the variety of colors and shirt styles in this pack, customers can now acquire a few additional blanks at an affordable cost for a myriad of purposes. For example, use these extra shirts to test the color output from a blue shirt to a tan shirt, experiment with tweaking your pressing process, and familiarize yourself with the feel of a variety of fabric types! The colors included in this pack may change without notice.

Adult Shirts

Chromaluxe Mobile Memories

Chromaluxe Mobile Memories

The new Mobile Memories by Chromaluxe are the perfect way to display Instagram and cell phone pictures taken on your smart phone in a compact metal print form that can be clustered on a desktop, wall, or shelf! These panels are available in 4"x4", 5"x5" and four finishes-- Gloss White, Gloss Clear, Matte White, and Matte Clear. Customers have the option to pair the metal print with a mini easel or attach a magnet to the back of the panel if desired. Available in cases of 10, Chromaluxe Mobile Memories are also UV and scratch resistant. Help your customers transfer images off their phones and onto their décor with Mobile Memories by Chromaluxe!


Bison Tiles Easel Back

Bison Tile Easel Back

We now sell an easel back for adhering to the back of Bison sublimatable tiles. Colored black, they include both an easel and a hanger. Bison recommends adhering them to tiles using a silicone caulking you can find at most hardware stores. Utilize this product for an inexpensive way to stand up your custom tiles!


Bison Mosiac Tiles

Mosaic Tiles

Johnson Plastics is now carrying Bison’s 12" x 12" Mosaic Tile sheets. The sheet is one foot square and made up of twelve 1"x1" matte tiles on each edge, 144 total, held together by a mesh-like backer. Create a unique grid-line effect when sublimating full-color images on a sheet of miniature tiles!


White/Tan Vapor Backcountry Hat

White and Tan Backcountry Hat

Johnson Plastics now carries the casual Backcountry Hat by Vapor in White with a tan trim! It is made from 100% polyester, features an absorbing sweatband with mesh vents, is stain, odor, and microbial resistant, and ready for sublimation! This "one size fits all" hat is also available in Blue and Khaki.

Other Apparel

Pet Bowl Wrap - SUBWRAP6

Pet Bowl Wrap

Introducing our new wrap for sublimating Pet Bowls in a convection oven-- the SUBWRAP6! This adjustable Pet Bowl Wrap has a hand locking closure that resizes to accommodate the two sizes of Pet Bowl that we stock: 6" and 7.25". This easy-to-use wrap makes it simpler than ever to create custom products with different size blanks, all with wrap!

Heat Presses

Stainless Steel Military Dog Tag

Military Dog Tags

We've added a Stainless Steel Military Dog Tag, which has the same premium coating for sublimation that's used on our Circular Pet Tags. These Dog Tags make a great gift for anyone wanting to show their support to our armed forces, or who are simply looking for creative custom tags (chain not included).


Leaf & Water Blue Vapor Shirts

Vapor Apparel Leaf and Water Blue

Vapor Apparel has added the leaf and water blue colors to their Ladies Slim Fit line and leaf to their Basic Short Sleeve T-Shirt line. The Ladies Slim Tee combines fashion and performance, featuring cap sleeves, contoured sides, and a scoop neck. It’s also enhanced for durability with double stitch seams and a four-thread over-lock. Including these new additions, we now carry the Basic Tees in fourteen different color choices.

Ladies Shirts

Adult Shirts

Fishing Lures

Sublimatable Fishing Lures

Introducing the Powder Coated Fishing Lure, a new product which is exclusive to Johnson Plastics! Made for both promotional use and real-life fishing, these spoon lures come in Sparkle Silver and White. They are stamped and formed from heavy gauge steel and custom coated for Sublimation. Each kit comes with 4 pieces: lure, jump ring, treble hook, and clear plastic box.

Miscellaneous Products

Satin Bronze DynaSub Metal

Dynasub Logo

With the addition of the DynaSub Satin Bronze Metal (XP2264) to our already popular gold and silver varieties, we’ve now completed the sequence of first through third place awards in quality Satin aluminum colors! Boasting a fine brushed look, reflectiveness, and the rich color of Satin, this sublimatible aluminum will make a bold statement. The new DynaSub Satin Bronze Aluminum is available in .020" x 12" x 24" sized sheets. Enjoy a quantity discount when you buy in bulk. Contact Johnson Plastics’ Sublimation Technicians during regular business hours for technical assistance and tips of the trade when working on your finished product.

Sheet Stock

Quick Release Mug Wrap

Quick Release Mug Wrap

Our newest mug wrap for sublimation, the SUBWRAP3, makes the creation of custom mugs easier than ever! First, it has a "quick release" that allows you to apply and loosen the tension you want around your blank without having to tighten a bolt—just snap the elastic into place. Also, it fits all water bottles we carry, as well as 11 Oz. and 15 Oz. mugs. Contact Johnson Plastics’ Sublimation Technicians during regular business hours for technical assistance and tips of the trade when working on your finished product.

Heat Presses & Wraps

Bison Tiles

Bison Tiles

We’re excited to now be stocking sublimatable coated tiles by Bison, which are available in three varieties: Gloss, Matte, and DuraSatin. The Gloss finish ceramic tile provides a brilliant canvas for artwork and photo reproduction, and is best for decorative use only. The Matte finish ceramic tile is highly resilient and scratch resistant and is recommended for vivid photo and art reproduction. Dura Satin ceramic tiles have the resilience and scratch resistance of a matte tile, but with a semi-gloss finish similar to the color reproduction and texture of a glossy tile, and may be used in backsplashes, showers, or wall murals in any room in residential or commercial buildings. None of these tiles are recommended for floor, countertop, or any exterior applications. Matte tiles are available only in 4.25" x 4.25" size. Gloss and DuraSatin are available in many sizes: 4.25" x 4.25", 6.125" x 6.125", 6" x 8", 8" x 8", 8" x 10", and 12" x 12". Bison Tiles are available for sale individually or by the case!


2 oz. Rhinocoat Ceramic Shot Glass and Wrap

Shot Glass and Wrap

The 2 Oz. Rhinocoat White Ceramic Shot Glass comes in packages of 6. It requires our E-Z Wrap (sold separately) to sublimate in a convection oven, to dye vibrant, full color images into the Rhino coating. Enjoy a quantity discount when you buy in bulk. Contact Johnson Plastics’ Sublimation Technicians during regular business hours for technical assistance and tips of the trade when working on your finished product.

Shot Glass & Wrap

iPad Cases

iPad Cases

First, the Neoprene iPad Sleeve, with a smooth feel, water resistance, durability and a sublimation-ready face, personalization ideas are endless. Also, we’re excited to be offering an assortment of Chromaluxe Fashion Frames for the iPad and iPad Mini! Flex Frames for the iPad come in black, white, silver, and charcoal with a white or clear Sublimatable insert. For the iPad Mini, Flex Frames come in black, white, and pink. Help your customers make a bold statement with customizable Fashion Frames for the iPad and iPad Mini from Johnson Plastics!

iPad Cases

Vapor Beanie

Sublimation Beanie

They are made from ultra-soft, 100% Poly Fleece and come in both Adult and Youth sizes. Enjoy a quantity discount when you buy in bulk.

Clothing - Other Apparel

Cycling Jersey

Sublimation Cycling Jersey

The new Vapor Cycling Jersey is made from one hundred percent "Performance Rip Stop" fabric with "Micro Pique Mesh" inset detailing. Powered by PURE-tech moisture wicking technology, this jersey will keep you dry and comfortable no matter how long the ride. It features a 6 inch zip in the front and three back pockets with elastic closure for easy storage and access. Colored side panels and sleeves offer contrast and a clean line. These products are proudly made in the U.S.A., are available in sizes ranging from extra-small to double extra-large, and come in either white or black.

Cycling Jersey

ChromaLuxe Creative Borders

Creative Borders

ChromaLuxe Creative Borders for sublimation are high definition, uniquely shaped metal photo prints that will create a distinct style to enhance any room in your home. These metal prints are perfect for displaying memories from a persons wedding, holiday or special event. The creative borders come in various shapes including names like Berlin, Prague, Pamplona, Belfast, and Crete. Some are available as ornaments and include a red ribbon. All produce photo quality images when sublimated.

Creative Borders

ChromaLuxe Phone Covers

Phone Cases

Universal Woods is entering the electronic device market with the introduction of ChromaLuxe Eternity and SwitchCase covers for sublimation for iPhone 4/4S, 5, the Samsung Galaxy SIII and the iPad. These one and two piece phone covers have a sublimated metal insert that can be personalized. All parts are UV resistant and have an added antimicrobial additive to reduce harmful bacteria. The iPad cover will offer the same features. Personalization of these devices offers sublimators a huge opportunity for sales to every age group.

Phone Cases



DrySubMates™ consists of a 4" square coaster, 7 ¾" x 9 ¼" mousepad, 9 ½" x 14 ¼" baby bib with a unique food catcher, 12" x 18" place mat/pet mat and an 18" x 26" entry/welcome mat.

Made of a soft, stain resistant, felt-like fabric, the DrySubMates material is coated on one side with a clear, durable, special bonded backing that prevents "soak-thru." The plush fabric side absorbs and holds many times its weight in water, trapping spills to protect tables and floors from moisture. The non-abrasive waterproof bonded backing on the other side protects surfaces such as floors and furniture from scratches. This product can be machine washed and dried.

Manufactured in the USA, DrySubMates, is made from more than a 50% recycled fiber. The thin, flexible, moisture-wicking material sublimates beautifully without the offensive odor usually associated with similar mousepad-type materials.


Baby One-Piece From Vapor

Baby One Piece

A wonderful gift item for a new baby, this new one-piece is made from 100% spun polyester, the top selling, cotton-like fabric used in Vapor’s Basic T. It features short sleeves and finely ribbed trim at the round neckline and leg openings, and has a three button snap closure for enhanced durability. This one-piece comes in White in 3, 6, 12, 18, and 24 month sizes.

Baby One-Piece

Photo Slate Tiles

Photo Slate

Photo Slate is a dye sublimatable substrate designed to frame and enhance full color photos. Made from natural sedimentary stone, 3/8" thick, Photo Slate is handcrafted with chiseled beveled edges. Each piece comes with a black plastic stand. Available in squares and rectangular shapes each is individually presented in a fitted box. Suitable for any desk, den or mantle display.

Photo Slate Tiles

Unisub ChromaLuxe Circles

ChromaLuxe Circles

Unisub has added ChromaLuxe circles for sublimation to their growing photo panel options. Circles are a great addition to offer photographers as even more ways to create a custom line of products for their clients. Use the circles alone or create a digital border to add style to any of these panels. These circles come in gloss white in 8", 11", 16" and 20" sizes.

ChromaLuxe Circles

Vapor Bucket Hat

Bucket Hat

The Bucket Hat by Vapor Apparel is a micro fiber casual, moisture absorbing sublimatable garment that is stain, odor and microbial resistant. Made of 100% polyester it is available in a khaki color. Sizes range from S/M, L/XL to XXL.

Vapor Bucket Hat